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Mourning ring for H. Chandler

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Skull under rectangular beveled glass in reeded bezel. Black enamel scrolls. (from card)

Inscription

"H. CHANDLER / OB:5: / .Jan / 1738:Ae:39" in black enamel scrolls. (from card)

Provenance

Mourning ring for H. Chandler, died 1738. Collection of Martha P. Rogers Codman; inherited by her daughter Martha Catherine Codman Karolik; collection of Maxim Karolik by 1964; to MFA June 8, 1964, bequest.

Credit Line

Bequest of Maxim Karolik

1738

Accession Number

64.860

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Rings